Recordings, interviews, and other films

As the pandemic continues to make our lives an unending Stephen King novel, one silver lining was the rise of our global connectivity with the online tools. Despite the fatigue, I think this provided a good rationale for me to compile the videos, interviews, talks, etc. that talk about our work and are publicly available… Continue reading Recordings, interviews, and other films

New paper: A look at the works of 2017

The editors of American Anthropologist kindly invited me to write a review article to highlight (and dare I say integrate) the discoveries in anthropological genetics in 2017. It was a gratifying project as it allowed me to read the exciting (and intimidating) breadth of our discipline.  I would like to take this opportunity to highlight… Continue reading New paper: A look at the works of 2017

Special Issue: A new generation of anthropological genetics

I am pleased to announce that the online version of the Special Issue in Human Biology which I edited has now come out. It represents, in my opinion, the best examples of the new and exciting work in our field, anthropological genetics. The articles explore an ocean of exciting new questions about human uniqueness and… Continue reading Special Issue: A new generation of anthropological genetics

New paper: Of archaic admixture in Africa, cherries, and serendipity

We have a new paper -two years in the making - where we showed evidence for introgression from an African archaic hominin to the ancestors of modern humans. This is a relatively big and, I have to admit, a serendipitous finding, corroborating the emerging notion that an "interbreeding bonanza" has shaped our ancestors. I do… Continue reading New paper: Of archaic admixture in Africa, cherries, and serendipity